The NBA’s big esports push begins in May 2018

The line between esports and traditional sports is blurring, and organizations like the National Basketball Association are looking to stay ahead of the curve. Seventeen teams from the NBA will be part of the upcoming 2K League, a competition it…

The NBA’s big esports push begins in May 2018

The line between esports and traditional sports is blurring, and organizations like the National Basketball Association are looking to stay ahead of the curve. Seventeen teams from the NBA will be part of the upcoming 2K League, a competition it…

The DHS plans to monitor immigrants’ social media accounts

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) recently posted a new rule in the Federal Register set to go into effect next month. The update is largely to note that certain government electronic documents are also part of immigrants' official records…

Uber leaves Quebec over tougher regulations

Uber appears to be making its second big exit in as many weeks. The ridesharing company intends to shut down operations in the Canadian province of Quebec if stricter rules are implemented for the October 14th renewal of a pilot…

Rocket Lab’s second test launch will deliver a payload to orbit

Small satellite launcher Rocket Lab's first test flight in May was mostly a success, and now it's ready for a second round. The New Zealand-based startup will begin the final tests on its Electron launch vehicle next month. The launch…

Giphy taps Google AI tech to help you find the right GIF

Giphy's collection is a good way to find the right GIF to express your feelings… up until you're tracking down that one elusive GIF that's improperly tagged. The company has a clever solution, though: make AI technology look through the…

Showtime websites used visitors’ browsers to mine cryptocurrency

Over the weekend, visitors to Showtime's website or its streaming site ShowtimeAnytime might have noticed their computers slowing down a bit. That's because someone slipped in some JavaScript into the sites that caused them to siphon off processing t…

Apple TV returns to Amazon after a 2-year exile

Amazon drew no small amount of flak when it pulled the Apple TV from its online store 2 years ago. Was it really so determined to push Prime Video that it would limit your device options? Well, yes, but it's…

Vimeo finally adds livestreaming to its set of video tools

Today, Vimeo announced that there is an agreement in place for its acquisition of the streaming company Livestream. It also launched Vimeo Live, which offers livestreaming solutions directly through the Vimeo platform. When the acquisition is complet…

Dyson plans to release its own EV by 2020

An unlikely player has stepped onto the electric vehicle playing field. Vacuum cleaner and hairdryer producer Dyson announced today that it has already begun working on its own EV and that it should be ready for launch by 2020.